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As parents, should we shelter and protect our children from the horrors of terrorism, or does that promote the very ignorance it thrives on?

On the morning of Saturday, Nov. 14, families across Japan awoke to blanket media coverage of the unfolding tragedy in Paris. In those moments, many parents were forced to make a decision about how they would engage with their children about the attacks, which left 130 people dead, hundreds more hurt and countless others traumatized.

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